District 163 Celebrates 60 Years Wednesday


School Disctrict 163 celebrates 60 years on Wednesday. (Photo: Wendy Heise)

Park Forest, IL–(ENEWSPF)– Park Forest-Chicago Heights School District 163 is marking its 60th anniversary this year with a celebration of its success from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, May 27, at Forest Trail Middle School, 215 Wilson Street, Park Forest. Past Board of Education members, former teachers and students, and the community are invited to join in the celebration

Festivities begin with a breakfast buffet at 8:30 a.m. A brief welcome by Board of Education President Walter Mosby and Superintendent Joyce Carmine will begin a short program of student presentations and recognition of present and past Board of Education members. At 10 a.m., guests are invited to tour one or two schools of their choice. Transportation to and from the schools will be provided by the School District. The event will conclude at noon.

To attend the celebration and tour the schools, please call (708) 668-9422 and indicate which schools you would like to visit.

The District 163 schools are:

21st Century Preparatory Center (prek-3rd grade)
240 S. Orchard Drive
Park Forest

Algonquin Primary Center (prek-2nd grade)
170 Algonquin
Park Forest

Beacon Hill Primary Center (prek-3rd grade)
401 Concord Drive
Chicago Heights

Blackhawk Intermediate Center (3rd-5th grade)
130 Blackhawk Drive
Park Forest

Mohawk Intermediate Center (3rd-5th grade)
301 Mohawk
Park Forest

Forest Trail Middle Grade Center (6th-7th grade)
Forest Trail Junior High Grade Center (7th-8th grade)
215 Wilson Street
Park Forest